At its March 2012 meeting, the Administrative Committee of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops approved “Our First, Most Cherished Liberty: A Statement on Religious Liberty,” a document drafted by the USCCB’s Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty.Read the rest of The bishops, the sisters, and religious freedom.
Elizabeth A. Castelli
Elizabeth A. Castelli is professor and chair of the Religion Department at Barnard College. She is the author of Martyrdom and Memory: Early Christian Culture Making and Imitating Paul: A Discourse of Power; coauthor, as member of the Bible and Culture Collective, of The Postmodern Bible; and editor of several volumes and special journal issues, including Women, Gender, Religion: A Reader and God and Country (a special issue of differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies). She is also on the Advisory Board of the Center for Religion and Media, New York University.